Anton Melnikov

Publisher Information

Anton Melnikov is a brand of publishers/developers run by WebPick Internet Holdings Ltd. located in Ramat Ha'Chayal Tel Aviv, Israel. The company is a primary distributor of unwanted software. Anton Melnikov is a developer of WebPick Internet Holdings and publishes a number of adware web browser plugins designed to monitor web browser behavior and inject advertisements (banner, popups, text-links, etc.) in the browser by using the WebPick InstalleRex monetization delivery platform. These programs from Anton Melnikov are typiclaly installed on a variety of names and misspellings and are very difficult to remove. According to WebPick, they use developers to sign their adware in order to "throw off competitors".
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/27/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
8/28/2014 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Anton Melnikov, O=Anton Melnikov, STREET=Borshagovskaya 117, L=Kiev, S=Kiev, PostalCode=03058, C=UA

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
008efe75ffe332b06c663189a317121232

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.AntonMelnikov.H, Adware.WebPick.Installer.p, Adware.WebPick.Installer.s, Adware.WebPick.Installer.W, Adware.WebPick.Installer.K, Adware.WebPick.Installer.x, Adware.WebPick.Installer.d, PUP.Installer.AntonMelnikov.I, Adware.WebPick.Installer.EE, Adware.WebPick.Installer.H, Adware.WebPick.Installer.b, Adware.WebPick.Installer.N, PUP.WebPick.Installer, PUP.WebPick.AntonMelnikov.Installer (M), Adware.WebPick.Installer (M)
100.00%

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.AdLoad, Trojan.Win32.AntiFW
75.68%

Comodo Security
ApplicUnwnt, Application.Win32.InstalleRex.KG
75.68%

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1521, Adware.Downware.2108, Threat.Undefined, Trojan.WebPick.2540
75.68%

Sophos
Generic PUA EF, InstallRex, PUA 'InstallRex'
75.68%

Antiy Labs AVL
RiskWare[Downloader:not-a-virus]/Win32.AdLoad, RiskWare[Downloader:not-a-virus,HEUR]/Win32.AdLoad, Trojan/Win32.AntiFW.b
75.68%

McAfee
Artemis!BDFCC6FAACB9, PUP-FHQ!D7DE42C8B44C, PUP-FHQ!AFF880B71959, PUP-FHQ!72384E570B44, Program.PUP-FHQ
72.97%

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic, Threat.4150696
72.97%

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!BDFCC6FAACB9, PUP-FHQ!D7DE42C8B44C, PUP-FHQ!AFF880B71959, PUP-FHQ!72384E570B44, BehavesLike.Win32.Downloader.fc
72.97%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstalleRex
72.97%

1 / 68      (Adware)
karnngan_p3.rar.exe (TopApp software)  (dd3153afc64329a0872b33c28c712ec6)

1 / 68      (Adware)
non-stop.exe (TopApp software)  (2f7e93705c9465b2a98846ea14b19656)

1 / 68      (Adware)
download.exe (TopApp software)  (8a334d3ce15a93677341cd3f96748ab1)

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
dispara, yo ya estoy muerto.epub.exe (TopApp software)  (1745216a2cba7e49cc92f0245f5e9dbb)

1 / 68      (Adware)
saveon.exe (TopApp software)  (d252c888709217a3c709f12a93311c16)

40 / 68    (Adware)
00000000 (TopApp software)  (f8d2b4151d73b6f5b1a55b6fd2f55329)

40 / 68    (Adware)
00000000 (TopApp software)  (6417373f0c4ede6e06db1403768f4515)

1 / 68      (Adware)

40 / 68    (Adware)
00000000 (TopApp software)  (d8464d8ee8f1480727eed11b05ea7cce)

41 / 68    (Adware)
00000000 (TopApp software)  (6d0cc339486b0877089a2966ef82cc37)

41 / 68    (Adware)
00000000 (TopApp software)  (93c5cb6d05a68b1c58769dfa07bffa68)

37 / 68    (Adware)
download.exe (TopApp software)  (4b8586e7ad07a990530fff8eb2f9e5c1)

37 / 68    (Adware)
00000000 (TopApp software)  (c58b1211052fecfb36a9a6e711aa5afd)

36 / 68    (Adware)
the single moms club.exe (TopApp software)  (96098e2fd834f8184f7614b636588ebf)

36 / 68    (Adware)
noah.exe (TopApp software)  (404635b1d641ab2327eb596654314192)

36 / 68    (Adware)
born to die.exe (TopApp software)  (13e6bcd6bdc9ee9162dea4ae08ec21b7)

36 / 68    (Adware)
beyoncã© â-- beyoncã-.exe (TopApp software)  (dd79305e20157ae80ab3021c2a8b06bc)

29 / 68    (Adware)
saveon.exe (TopApp software)  (c9517d55928fcee192528b1d2c7109bd)

32 / 68    (Adware)
00000000 (TopApp software)  (325340ec4fe974040fa8e038f838c174)

37 / 68    (Adware)
00000003 (TopApp software)  (a155a103a27ea878a12b94e308356720)

35 / 68    (Adware)
dvdfab9133.rar.exe (TopApp software)  (0b8a6d9a0e1def6670a0a5babe76c20a)

35 / 68    (Adware)
00000000 (TopApp software)  (9438a26ef18a47453f13cc95d4d578f3)

35 / 68    (Adware)
pretty woman dream_ greatest hits.exe (TopApp software)  (4ede3120801d5f6c62497f6adf68aa9a)

37 / 68    (Adware)
fffffff.exe (TopApp software)  (50153274f8d5a12597d28e28346a7a06)

36 / 68    (Adware)
the mental game of poker [pdf].exe (TopApp software)  (de56d15f6a48ddbe42076b669d176f2b)

36 / 68    (Adware)
the mental game of poker [pdf].exe (TopApp software)  (96040009c3adcdbd9ebd8c2db636309d)

31 / 68    (Adware)
00000000 (TopApp software)  (0c665722b3728a6571d05b6a3b9d912b)

 
Latest 30 of 37 files

Downloads URLs for files signed by Anton Melnikov.

25 / 68    (Adware)
http://applicationgrabb.net/.../natsumi.rar.exe  (72384e570b44dc89860d3dcdec1ad649)

23 / 68    (Adware)

20 / 68    (Adware)

16 / 68    (Adware)
http://saveneto.info/Savenet.exe  (bdfcc6faacb92849eba2ac8ee19705f2)

The following websites host and distribute files published by Anton Melnikov.

The following publishers (by Authenticode signature organization name) are related.

* Note, the details and description above are based on the code signing digital signature issued to Anton Melnikov by COMODO CA Limited on August 27, 2013 with the serial number '008efe75ffe332b06c663189a317121232'.